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Mental Health Week!

  Posted on: October 8, 2013

It’s Mental health week! This week is about raising awareness of the issue of mental health in our community, and making positive change to rid the stigma surrounding it.  Did you know the Canadian Mental Health Asocciation of Canada reports that mental illness will affect 1 in 5 Canadians this year(2013)? Chances are you or…

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Mental Health Matters!

  Posted on: October 1, 2013

Here are some events that we have coming up next week that are on the theme of mental health and wellness!   Suicide Intervention Workshops Tues, Oct 8                                                       Wed,…

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  Posted on: November 29, 2012

Stress, as we know it, is a fact of life. We experience it in our day to day lives for a number of reasons and sometimes it can be overwhelming. Whether your stress is due to a major life-altering event or a smaller daily incident, it can cause negative effects on your mental, physical and…

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What is “Movember” anyway?

  Posted on: November 7, 2012

Beginning on ‘Movember’ 1st men across Canada and around the world vow to not shave their moustaches for the entire month to raise funds and spread awareness about men’s health, particularly prostate cancer. What began as a couple Australian dudes hanging out in an Adelaide pub, the group got the idea of growing out their…

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The Wonderful World of Sleep

  Posted on: October 22, 2012

Did you know, an estimated 3.3 million Canadians age 15 or older have problems getting enough sleep? You may be thinking, “So what? I don’t need to sleep, I’ll just drink coffee.” Well the truth is you do need to sleep in order to function properly and no amount of coffee can help you with…

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Event: Stalled

  Posted on: September 20, 2012

Come out for a great FREE event on campus! October 4th at 7:30pm in the Clock Tower Alumni Theatre the TRU Wellness Centre is proud to present “Stalled”! From the amazing woman who brought you “Dissolve” that was on campus for the last two years. The Private World of the Public Washroom Meghan’s latest venture…

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